GRAND BLANC, Mich. — Scott Dunlap birdied 5 of the ultimate six holes for a 9-under 63 and the second-round lead Saturday within the PGA Tour Champions’ The Ally Problem.
The 59-year-old Dunlap had 9 birdies within the bogey-free spherical to succeed in 11-under 133 at Warwick Hills. He received his lone senior title within the 2014 Boeing Basic.
“Just a little putter change that is helped this week,” Dunlap mentioned. “Yesterday was slightly higher ball-striking-wise, too. So that you by no means know when one thing like that is going to occur. However a pleasure it’s. These days, simply day a time.”
Steve Stricker, Padraig Harrington and Brett Quigley have been a stroke again. Stricker shot 64, Harrington 66 and Quigley 68.
“I lastly made some putts,” Stricker mentioned. “And I received to provide credit score to my pal Jerry. Jerry Kelly. Yeah, I gave him a placing lesson a pair months in the past, and (spouse) Nicki and him labored on me final evening, and so they observed a pair issues that I wasn’t doing very effectively.”
Harrington received the Dick’s Sporting Items Open final week in upstate New York.
“I am in a great place going into tomorrow,” Harrington mentioned. “Hopefully, extra of what I noticed at present or final week will go properly tomorrow.”
Ernie Els (67) was 9 beneath with Duffy Waldorf (66) and Stephen Ames (69).
First-round chief Fred Funk shot a 75 a day after bettering his age by a stroke with a 65. He was tied for twenty sixth at 4 beneath.